Huges marks National Indigenous History Month by celebrating

HUGHES MARKS NATIONAL INDIGENOUS HISTORY MONTH BY CELEBRATING FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES IN ALGOMA-MANITOULIN-KAPUSKASING Ottawa – People who want to celebrate National Indigenous History Month, may...

The Significance of the Winter Solstice to the Missanabie Cree First Nation

This week, I had the opportunity to sit and talk with Missanabie Cree First Nation (MCFN)’s Elder/Youth Coordinator, Jackie Fletcher. She was kind enough...

NDP demands Premier Wynne provide Grassy Narrows with safe drinking water and timeline for...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/19807208/Q5_Gélinas_16-03-01.mp4 Today, the NDP critic for Aboriginal Affairs, France Gélinas, took Premier Wynne to task for the failure of the Liberal government to...

The Importance of Financial and Geographic Accessibility

(Photo from MENAE Entrepreneur) As discussed in my previous article on accessibility, there are a number of elements that come into play when defining something...

NDP to Ford: Don’t Scrap the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

 NORTH BAY – The NDP MPP-elect for Kiiwetinoong, Sol Mamakwa, released the following statement: “Together Ontario has made progress, and if it’s true that Doug...
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Ottawa defends conditions on psych meds

OTTAWA - Health Canada says the choice to restrict access to some prescription mental-illness drugs for on-reserve patients is based on the same expert...

How post-secondary schools are working to indigenize programs, campus life

This summer, as students prepared to go back to school, some post-secondary institutions did preparing of their own to make changes that they say address a legacy of colonialism and respond...
The Rivers Speak

Community Call Out!

Thinking Rock Community Arts wants you to participate in their upcoming performance of Gigidoowag Ziibiik (The Rivers Speak) Community Play. Community Casting to be held...

Thousands of families on track to miss out on planned bump to child benefit

OTTAWA — A planned increase in the value of the Canada Child Benefit will miss just over one-fifth of Indigenous families living on reserves, part of...

New Trent University & Sault College Partnership to Offer Unique Opportunity for Students to...

Reflecting Trent's groundbreaking leadership in Indigenous education and commitment to offering pathway opportunities to assist students in making the transition from diploma to degree...